Saturday, 19/10/2019 | 9:49 UTC+0
Libyan Newswire

UN addresses international community on World Migrant Day.

Tripoli, (Lana) The UN addressed the international

community on World Migrant Day asserting that this day is an

opportunity to recognize contributions made by 285 million migrants

globally and celebrate such activism.

Evidence strongly indicate that migrants create economic, social and

cultural contributions within communities everywhere. Nevertheless,

hostility towards migrants in the increase, therefore, solidarity

with migrants has become more pressing than any time before, the UN

added.

The UN called for effective international cooperation in managing

migration to ensure wide spread distribution of migration benefits

and protect human rights.

It said, 'Last year world leaders made commitment to adopt a world

agreement for safe and organized migration in 2018, let us be

committed as we look forward to working for migration rewarding for

all.

Source: Libya News Agency

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